Comparison of feeding behaviour characteristics between wild-caught and captive-reared Hippocampus kuda Bleeker
Contributor(s):: Xu, Yongjian, Li, Jing, Bo, Yang, Wang, Runping
Effects of timing of grouping and split-weaning on growth performance and behaviour of piglets in a multi-suckling system
Contributor(s):: Tang, Tianyue, Gerrits, Walter J. J., Soede, Nicoline M., van der Peet-Schwering, Carola M. C., Reimert, Inonge
Feeding behaviour and activity of beef calves during the first week at the feedlot: Impact of calf source and commingling ratios
Contributor(s):: Hodder, Abigail, Pajor, Ed, van der Meer, Frank, Louden, Julia, Thompson, Sean, Orsel, Karin
Effects of concentrate starch level and free-choice provision of straw on performance, feeding behaviour and feed sorting of fattening lambs
Contributor(s):: Monjezi, Yaser, Sari, Mohsen, Chaji, Morteza, Ferret, Alfred
Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia
Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.
The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...
Dogs and wolves differ in their response allocation to their owner/caregiver or food in a concurrent choice procedure
| Contributor(s):: Isernia, L., Wynne, C. D. L., House, L., Feuerbacher, E. N.
Dogs and wolves both show attachment-like behaviors to their owners/caregivers, including exploring more in the presence of the owner/caregiver, and greeting the owner/caregiver more effusively after an absence. Concurrent choice studies can elucidate dogs’ and wolves’...
High fiber diet reduces stereotypic behavior of gilts but does not affect offspring performance
| Contributor(s):: Bernardino, Thiago, Tatemoto, Patricia, de Moraes, José Evandro, Morrone, Beatrice, Zanella, Adroaldo José
Pregnant sows are often subjected to food restriction, which can compromise their welfare and performance, as well as the performance of their offspring. High fiber diets (HFD) can mitigate the feeling of hunger and, consequently, improve welfare and performance. The aim of this study was to...
Time spent in post-feeding activities including feed preference by different weight groups of marron (Cherax cainii, Austin 2002) under laboratory conditions
| Contributor(s):: Tulsankar, Smita S., Cole, Anthony J., Gagnon, Marthe Monique, Fotedar, Ravi
The welfare of ducks during foie gras production
| Contributor(s):: Rochlitz, I., Broom, D. M.
Effect of milk allowance on the suitability of automated behavioural and physiological measures as early disease indicators in calves
| Contributor(s):: Lowe, Gemma L., Sutherland, Mhairi A., Waas, Joseph R., Cox, Neil R., Schaefer, Allan L., Stewart, Mairi
Inter- and intra-individual variability of feeding behaviour in group housed dairy goats
| Contributor(s):: Cellier, Marjorie, Duvaux-Ponter, Christine, Nielsen, Birte L.
Portion size and meal consumption in domesticated dogs: An experimental study
| Contributor(s):: Inge Kersbergen, Alexander J. German, Carri Westgarth, Eric Robinson
Increases in food portion sizes have been identified as a possible contributor to the increased prevalence of obesity in humans. However, little is known about the origin of behavioural tendencies to overeat from larger portion sizes or whether other non-human animals are affected by meal...
Synergistic effect of an ultraviolet feeding cue for an avian repellent and protection of agricultural crops
| Contributor(s):: Werner, Scott J., DeLiberto, Shelagh T., Pettit, Susan E., Mangan, Anna M.
Application strategies for avian repellents are needed to maintain efficacious repellent concentrations throughout the period of needed crop protection. We investigated the repellency of an ultraviolet (UV) feeding cue in the absence of postingestive consequences, the combination of the UV...
Social learning of feeding behaviour in pigs: Effects of neophobia and familiarity with the demonstrator conspecific
| Contributor(s):: Figueroa, Jaime, Solà-Oriol, David, Manteca, Xavier, Pérez, José Francisco
Social interactions facilitate animals learning of new features of their environment minimizing a trial and error process. It has been observed in some species that food cues can be acquired by one individual (the observer) from an animal model (demonstrator) due to social learning. Three...
Improved acceptance of Chromonaela odorata by goat kids after weaning is triggered by in utero exposure but not consumption of milk
| Contributor(s):: Hai, Phan Vu, Schonewille, Jan Thomas, Van Tien, Dam, Everts, Henk, Hendriks, Wouter Hendrikus
The aim of the current study was to determine whether the improved post-weaning intake of Chromonaela odorata by goat kids is related to either the in utero period of the goat kids or the subsequent suckling period. It was hypothesized that kids born to dams fed C. odorata during pregnancy and...
Improved acceptance of Chromonaela odorata by goat kids after weaning is caused by in utero exposure during late but not early pregnancy
The aim of the current experiment was to study the effect of the phase of pregnancy on in utero learning of Chromonaela odorata by the goat kids by comparing mid pregnancy (day 50–99, MP) with late pregnancy (day 100–145, LP). It was hypothesized that kids born to dams fed C. odorata during late...
Effects of signalled reward type, food status and a μ-opioid receptor antagonist on cue-induced anticipatory behaviour in laying hens (Gallus domesticus)
| Contributor(s):: Moe, Randi Oppermann, Nordgreen, Janicke, Janczak, Andrew M., Spruijt, Berry M., Bakken, Morten
Studies using classical conditioning have shown that hens display high frequencies of dopamine-controlled cue-induced anticipatory behaviours in the cue-reward interval when signalling mealworm rewards. However, it is not known whether anticipatory behaviours are reward specific, and whether the...
Can stealing cows distort the results of feeding trials? An experiment for quantification and prevention of stealing feed by dairy cows from roughage intake control feeders
| Contributor(s):: Ruuska, Salla, Hämäläinen, Wilhelmiina, Sairanen, Auvo, Juutinen, Elina, Tuomisto, Leena, Järvinen, Mikko, Mononen, Jaakko
Practical experience suggests that stealing behaviour of dairy cows may affect the results in feeding trials, when automated feed troughs are used for measuring and controlling the feed intake. The objectives of the present study were to analyse the stealing behaviour from the log data of the...
Behaviour in order to evaluate the palatability of pet food in domestic cats
| Contributor(s):: Becques, Aurélie, Larose, Claire, Baron, Céline, Niceron, Cécile, Féron, Christophe, Gouat, Patrick
Palatability of pet food has been mainly assessed by intake ratios. In the present study we have searched for behavioural clues of food palatability in domestic cats Felis catus. Two diets differing in palatability (Very Palatable Kibbles and Low Palatable Kibbles) were evaluated by a panel of 17...
Selection for wheat digestibility affects emotionality and feeding behaviours in broiler chicks
| Contributor(s):: Pelhaitre, Alice, Mignon-Grasteau, Sandrine, Bertin, Aline
In poultry farming, selection for high production, as for growth rate or feed efficiency, may be associated with risks for animal welfare. In this study, we tested whether divergent selection for a new trait linked to feed efficiency, i.e. digestibility, had correlated side effects on the...